Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian motor merchant

Buchanan under her former name Lexa Mærsk. Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Panamanian motor merchant Buchanan.

Aboard Buchanan when hit on 12 Nov 1942

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Aage Tang, Svend, Merchant MarineChief MateBuchanan
Abels, Jenkabs, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanBuchanan
SwedishAndersson, Frej Morgan, Merchant Marine28Junior EngineerBuchanan
Bourgh, Harold de, Merchant MarineSeamanBuchanan
AmericanBrubaker, Ross W., USNLieutenant (junior grade)Buchanan
AmericanCovey, Harold C., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanDaniels, Benjamin, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanDaniels, Benjamin Charles, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanFanslow, Chester H., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanFrank, Harold E., USNSeaman First ClassBuchanan
Gabbard, Elisha, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
AmericanGarrett, Wayne O., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanGault, Carl, USNArmed GuardBuchanan
AmericanGeorge, Charles, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanGeorge, Charles, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
AmericanGreen, Robert W., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
DanishHansen, Hans Peter, Merchant Marine56Able SeamanBuchanan
Hermanandez, Rufino, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
AmericanHolik, Horace, US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Buchanan
Howe, Harold, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
AmericanIrvine, Robert, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Iversen, Henry, Merchant MarineJunior EngineerBuchanan
AmericanJensen, Arthur, Merchant MarineMasterBuchanan
Jensen, Lauritus, Merchant MarineOilerBuchanan
Johnsen, Conrad, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBuchanan
AmericanJohnson, Hollis H., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Knud, Ebstub, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBuchanan
Knut, Horsberg, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanBuchanan
Larsen, J.H., Merchant MarineThird OfficerBuchanan
AmericanMeyer, George, US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Buchanan
Nielson, Frants, Merchant MarineEngineerBuchanan
AmericanNieves, Benjamin, Merchant Marine20SeamanBuchanan
AmericanOgier, Frederick, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
AmericanPatterson, James, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Pedersen, Arne, Merchant MarineCarpenterBuchanan
Pedersen, George Sylveste, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBuchanan
DanishPedersen, Knud Harald, Merchant Marine26Able SeamanBuchanan
DanishPedersen, Sofus J.S., Merchant Marine37SeamanBuchanan
AmericanPetty, Sid, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Pruul, August, Merchant MarineFourth EngineerBuchanan
DanishRanda-Boldt, Ulv, Merchant Marine22CookBuchanan
Rodriguez, Claudio, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
DanishSchmidtsdorff, Erhardt, Merchant Marine29Able SeamanBuchanan
Sepols, Alfred, Merchant MarineChief CookBuchanan
Steinhorster, Karl, Merchant MarineJunior EngineerBuchanan
Stower, Torloif, Merchant MarineOilerBuchanan
Strangulus, Martin, Merchant MarineCookBuchanan
AmericanTrain, Martin, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
AmericanTrinkl, Stephen, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassBuchanan
AmericanTrinkle, Stephen, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassBuchanan
AmericanVisconti, Albert J., Merchant Marine20Engineer CadetBuchanan
Vitolins, A., Merchant MarineGalleymanBuchanan
AmericanWilkes, Rufus C., USNSeaman Second ClassBaja California, Buchanan
Yuska, Elmer, Merchant Marine20Deck CadetBuchanan

54 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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